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Jason Hammel Royals at Home vs Minnesota Twins in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Kansas City Royals host Minnesota on Saturday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 39-39 mark against the 40-38 Twins in MLB betting odds action at Kauffman Stadium.

Kansas City hands the ball to starter Jason Hammel in this one and he'll try to improve on his 4-6 mark on the year. Minnesota counters with Felix Jorge, who will try to quiet the fans and the Royals bats at the same time.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.4-2.6 win for the Royals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas City Royals sport a record of 39-39 heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Twins sit at 40-38 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Minnesota injuries news.

This game puts the Kansas City Royals, most recently No. 11 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Minnesota Twins, who rate a No. 24 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Kansas City Royals No. 27-rated offense, averaging 4.03 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins defense that ranks No. 26 at 5.18 in runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have averaged 8.35 hits per game so far, less than Minnesota Twins batters have averaged on the year (8.5 hits per game).

Minnesota brings the No. 26-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Royals's No. 9-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 8-1 to Kansas City on Friday at Royals Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 10 games
  • Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 13-5 ATS in its last 18 games
  • Kansas City is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Kansas City, Sunday, July 2nd